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Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Dialogue


11:10 - 12:55 RESPONSIBLE AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DIALOGUE Sustainable tourism within an African context means ensuring the long-term prosperity of the industry through partnerships that benefit communities while conserving natural resources and habitats. Natural heritage is a precious, sustainable resource that needs to be protected against short-termist profiteering thinking. However, tourism and travel have not […]

Sustainable Energy Seminar


13:00 - 15:00 SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SEMINAR In Partnership With: Old Mutual Facilitator: Valerie Geen, National Coordinator (SA): Economic Empowerment of Women in Green Industry, UNIDO 13:00 - 13:15 Opening and Welcome • Adv. Thabo Mokoena, Director General, Department of Mineral Resources (Invited) 13:20 - 14:10 Panel Discussion: A road map for South Africa’s energy transition […]

Sustainable Infrastructure Seminar


09:00 - 11:30 SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE SEMINAR In Partnership With: Sentech The most effective path to sustainable socio-economic growth is by rejuvenating the economy through infrastructure investment and implementation. Infrastructure investment using public land and buildings holds the key to achieving spatial, economic and climate justice by connecting people, integrating communities and providing easier access to […]

Vision Net Zero Waste Seminar


12:30 - 14:35 VISION NET ZERO WASTE SEMINAR In Partnership With: Tetra Pak Net Zero means zero carbon emissions in a product’s life-cycle – it’s the goal the waste sector strives for, and there are many wins along the way. South Africa’s constantly developing waste management industry is one of Africa’s most efficient, but South […]

Sustainable Water Resource Seminar


14:30 - 16:30 SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCE SEMINAR Facilitator: Brandon Abdinor, Attorney, Facilitator, Writer & Consultant 14:30 - 14:45 Opening and Welcome • Jørgen Erik Larsen, Counsellor Water Environment, Energy, Research and Innovation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark 14:45 - 15:40 Panel Discussion: Sustainable approaches to water: Strategies for infrastructure development, management, maintenance and monitoring […]

Achieving a Sustainable Reset in Agriculture


11:05 - 15:00 ACHIEVING A SUSTAINABLE RESET IN AGRICULTURE In Partnership With: Syngenta Agro AG Agriculture in Africa holds significant economic and social importance accounting for a large portion of jobs and livelihoods as well as making significant contributions to GDP. Already heavily impacted by climate change, the industry is now also hit with COVID-19. […]

Become a Tender Expert – Webinar

The Become a Tender Expert 2-day workshop/webinar focusses on how to respond to a tender correctly, adhering to all tender compliance requirements. It teaches the participants everything they need to know in responding to a bid or quotation. This interactive workshop offers a comprehensive understanding of the procurement regulations of 2017 as set out by […]

Call for Paper TRIALOG “Cities and displacement“ – Deadline for submission: 10 December 2020

Call for Papers

Call for Paper TRIALOG "Cities and displacement“   Guest editors: Eva Dick, Einhard Schmidt-Kallert, Benjamin Schraven   Urban authorities are at the forefront of responding to forced migration and do so in highly varied ways. Only one third of the world’s more than 20 million refugees presently live in camps; the majority settle in urban […]



34th INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL CONGRESS Geography: bridging the continents Istanbul, Turkey, 16-20 August 2021 IGU Congress website: http://www.igc2020.org/en/   CALL FOR ABSTRACTS   The IGU 34th International Geographical Congress, due to be held in August 2020, was postponed to August 2021. Papers accepted in 2020 were transferred to the 2021 program.  The IGU Commission on Geography of […]

Governing Complex Emergencies for Cities and Regions

January 18, 2021 at 10 am PST Governing Complex Emergencies for Cities and Regions Featuring Ainara Fernández Tortosa of UCLG and Philipp Rode of LSE Cities. Over the last few years, city and regional governments have begun to play an increasingly critical role in confronting complex emergencies, assisting with defining, deliberating, decision making and ultimately […]